Schlepping Across the Nile

This collection adds a comic and often poignant twist to the story of the nearly 1 million strong Jews who lived in Arab lands before WW2. But Zevy, the son of an Ashkenazi father and Sephardic mother adds some shtick to his recollections. His Ashkenazi side is the wry, bemused spectator of the antics and entanglements of his other half.

The Cottonwood Sings

A delightful story of a lonely woman who never ages and the beaver who falls in love with her. Independently they seek out the Great Spirit, who obliges their requests to be forever close to one another.

She's a Mensch!

From the poorest neighborhoods in Kenya to the halls of the Canadian Supreme Court, the Jewish women found in these pages have accomplished remarkable feats. Some survived the horrors of the Holocaust while others had more peaceful childhoods, but all of them saw unfairness in their world and decided to do something about it.

Too Much Trash

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book examines how garbage hurts animals and their habitats. Illustrated with photographs throughout.

World Shakers

What does it take to change the world? Whether it was the rule that forced Muslim women athletes like Ibtihaj Muhammad to choose between competition and wearing hijab or Indigenous women like Mary Two-Axe Earley to lose their official Indigenous status when they married white men, these women made change happen.

The Rez Doctor

Ryan Fox dreams of becoming a doctor. But when university takes him away from the support of his family and Siksikaitsitapi community, his grades start to slip, his bills pile up, and getting into med school feels impossible. And now his beloved uncle is in jail. Can Ryan regain his footing to walk the path he saw so clearly as a young boy?

Last Standing Woman

In this highly anticipated new edition of her debut novel, Winona LaDuke weaves a nonlinear narrative of struggle and triumph, resistance and resilience, spanning seven generations from the 1800s to the early 2000s.

Good Food, Bad Waste

Illustrated By: Suharu Ogawa

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book examines the problem of food waste around the world, its consequences for the environment and practical things young readers can do to curb food waste.

Visions of the Crow

Damon just wants to get through senior year. After he is seized by a waking dream in the middle of a busy street, he is forced to look within himself, mend the bond with his mother, and rely on new friends to find the answers he so desperately needs. Travelling through time and space, Damon will have to go back before he can move forward.

Dig Deep

This nonfiction book introduces middle-grade readers to marine archaeology. Illustrated with photographs throughout, in this book young people will discover how understanding our ancient ancestors' relationships with the ocean can help the planet today and in the future.

Get Out and Vote!

Illustrated By: Emily Chu

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book introduces readers to voting around the world and discusses why it matters, and challenges young people to exercise their democratic right to cast a ballot.

Saving the Night

This nonfiction book introduces middle-grade readers to the effects of light pollution. Illustrated with photos throughout, it examines why darkness is important for plants, animals and people, and the practical things we can do to protect the night sky for all ecosystems on the planet.

Pas de chevaux dans la maison!

Illustrated By: Anna Bron

Un superbe livre d’images qui raconte la vraie histoire de Rosa Bonheur, une artiste française du XIXe siècle qui a défié les attentes genrées de son époque et bouleversé le monde de l’art avec ses peintures animalières d’un grand réalisme.